Director, Intensive English Institute
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The IEI Director provides leadership for and oversight of the Intensive English Institute. The successful candidate will develop, administer, and evaluate IEI academic programs; oversee recruitment, training, and management of IEI teaching, technical, and clerical staff; oversee the financial aspects of the IEI, including control of the budget, allocation of resources, and marketing; formulate and implement policies relating to the IEI in consultation with staff; and represent the IEI on campus, with outside constituencies and within the profession. The IEI Director may also teach an IEI class, schedules permitting. The IEI Director reports to the Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Programs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS).
Earned PhD in second language acquisition or a related field;
Experience in teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL);
Exceptional interpersonal and collaborative skills, both oral and written.
Familiarity with university-level operations; supervisory experience or demonstrated leadership of a team of professionals; demonstrated budgeting experience; experience in a leadership position in an Intensive English Program; experience in teacher training.
Salary and Appointment Information
This is a full-time twelve-month academic professional position. Salary is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and the personal characteristics required to assume a demanding and significant role requiring administrative leadership. The preferred starting date is on or before August 16, 2014, but if needed, adjustments can be made to accommodate the selected candidate.
Please create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and submit application materials: a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Online application will require the contact information for three professional references. To ensure full consideration, submit required application materials by February 15, 2014.
For questions regarding the position, contact Fred Davidson (Search Committee Chair) via email: email@example.com
For information about the IEI, visit http://www.iei.illinois.edu/
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).